Scholarships

Women’s College scholarships

Each year Women’s College offers a number of scholarships for new and continuing students. New students should complete the application form available on the College’s scholarships page.

Continuing Students

Information for applying and re-applying for a scholarship for continuing students is available for download here. Further information is available on the College’s scholarships page.

Studying abroad

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, in which you encounter the world and yourself, and meet incredible people who will remain your dearest friends and colleagues, all while receiving an education in a world-class university.  There are several kids of scholarships available to support post-graduate study, internationally and within Australia. The below is an indicative list only and not comprehensive.

Remember, only 23 people applied for the Rhodes in 2013. Many people who are eligible for these scholarships don’t apply because they make assumptions about what committees are looking for and their own abilities. If you are even remotely interested in applying for any of these please contact the Senior Teaching Fellow, Dr Tamson Pietsch.

But first, SUBSCRIBE to the University of Sydney’s scholarship notification service HERE

1/ International Scholarships offered from Australia

Rhodes Scholarships – info on Rhodes Scholarships in Australia and NSW applications

Monash Scholarships – here

Menzies Foundationscholarships

Commonwealth Scholarshipshere

University travelling scholarships – eg from the University of Sydney [check also your department which may have specific prizes and fellowships]

Australian Federation of Graduate Women -see the  National and NSW websites and NSW scholarships summary

Australia to US Fellowshipshere

Select other scholarships – comprehensive listing http://agile2.ucc.usyd.edu.au/ro/opportunities/scholarships

2/ International Scholarships offered from abroad

Gates Cambridge Scholarshipshere

Oxford-Australia scholarship fund –  here

Cambridge-Australia scholarshipshere

US universities – offer very generous full scholarships for PhD study. You will need to apply through the channels outlined on each universities’ website.

UK universities – also offer scholarships and you will need to apply from the the channels on each institutions’ website. Note – for Oxford and Cambridge, also look at the various Colleges and Faculties, all of which offer scholarships and bursaries.

Fulbright Scholarships – to go to the USA, here

3/ Scholarships within Australia

Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) –  supports post-grad study. Info from the Dept of Education

University scholarships – operate at every level including Honours and post-grad. This is the page for the University of Sydney but every university will offer a range of scholarships like this

4/ Year Abroad Scholarships and Bursaries

Study Overseas Foundation Grants –  Founded in 2014, they give $1000 for students to study overseas as a part of an Australian degree course. Atudents are able to apply in one of three categories: (1) Business leadership (2) Leadership in Community or international development (3) Leadership in the sciences. Application and more info here

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